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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2000 - 2011 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 3 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

Appleton, WI

( Metropolitan Statistical Area )

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )

The following table displays first-named patent assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 64 82 88 111 98 82 73 49 51 44 56 61 859
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 19 17 17 20 29 14 16 18 19 0 9 7 185
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. 9 16 15 11 8 5 1 5 1 2 6 0 79
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 8 5 10 2 9 3 3 6 2 6 11 5 70
ARMAMENT SYSTEMS & PROCEDURES, INC. 5 6 5 3 7 13 13 6 6 0 1 0 65
FORT JAMES CORPORATION 12 20 11 7 9 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 65
APPLETON PAPERS, INC. 2 3 3 7 7 8 6 7 0 2 4 0 49
PECHINEY EMBALLAGE FLEXIBLE EUROPE 0 1 4 3 8 3 2 0 3 0 0 0 24
GEORGIA-PACIFIC CONSUMER PRODUCTS LP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 8 6 23
VOITH SULZER PAPER TECHNOLOGY NORTH AMERICA, INC. 3 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
CMD CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 1 1 2 14
H & S MANUFACTURING CO., INC. 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 11
VOITH PAPER PATENT GMBH 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 11
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 1 2 1 10
SCA TISSUE NORTH AMERICA LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 1 2 10
METSO PAPER, INC. 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 8
OSHKOSH TRUCK CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 8
VOITH SULZER PAPIERTECHNIK PATENT GMBH 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
ARIENS COMPANY 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 3 7
TECUMSEH PRODUCTS COMPANY 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
APLA-TECH, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 6
CURWOOD, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 6
DIXIE CONSUMER PRODUCTS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 6
KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
COATING EXCELLENCE INTERNATIONAL LLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 5
GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
APPLETON INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GHD, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
BACKYARD NATURE PRODUCTS, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
BINFORMA GROUP LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
FPNA ACQUISITION CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING CO., INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PIERCE MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
REYNOLDS METALS COMPANY 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
THILMANY LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
VOITH PAPER, INC. 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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